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L. C. Shipp Obituary

Ozona  Optimist
Thursday,  Oct 5,  1911
L.  C.  SHIPP,  of Austin,  died at the home of his sister,  Mrs.  M.  E.  SMITH, in this city  last Sunday night.  He had Been suffering  from a complication  of troubles for several months  and had come here in hopes that the change  would restore his health.  The funeral was conducted by  Rev.  R.  S.  ADAIR  Monday afternoon,  and interment occurred at the Ozona Cemetery.

Deceased  was born in Marion  county,  Tennessee,  in 1851  and moved to Texas  with his parents and settled in Llano county in 1853,  where he resided for many years.  He is survived  by his aged mother,  one sister,  Mrs.  M.  E.  SMITH,  of  Ozona, and one brother  CAL  SHIPP,  who resides in  New Mexico.

The Optimist  extends sympathy  to the bereaved  relatives.

Submitted by Betty Varner on October 9, 2003

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